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Harry Esler Henshaw

 1. Nicholas Hancher (1705-1777) m Rebecca Smith (c1707-?)
 2.. William Henshaw (1736-1799) m Agnes Ann Anderson (c1745-<1806)
 3... Nicholas Henshaw (1763-1821) m Margaret McConnel (1753-1810)
 4.... William Henshaw (1786-?) m Ann Parker (1786-1845)
 5..... William Harrison Henshaw (1813-1886) m Elizabeth Foster (1824-1885)
 6...... John Morgan Henshaw (1849-1917) m Anna Maria Work (1855-1937)
 7....... Harry Esler Henshaw (1881-?)
          +Mary Allen Martin (c1893-)
 8........  Warren Martin Henshaw (1929-)
Harry Esler Henshaw     [ID 08727] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Oct 12 1881, West Leisenring, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.a,b,c,d,e,f

Harry was shown in the 1910 census (May 18 1910), Mount Pleasant Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania:b

Henshaw, Harry E., age 28, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; single; occupation: clerk, office.

He married Mary Allen Martin, 1914.g    (Mary Alice Martin)f    Mary, daughter of Frank C. Martin, was born about 1893, Pennsylvania.g,d,e

Harry's marriage was reported in the "Evening Standard" (Uniontown, Pennsylvania) on Thursday, June 3, 1914:g

Miss Mary Allen Martin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank C. Martin, of Franklin Twp., became the bride of Harry Henshaw.

Harry E. Henshaw, age 36, registered for the World War I draft in Fayette County, Pennsylvania.    He declared he was born Oct 12 1881, and was then residing in Waltersburg, Pennsylvania, a "Pay Roll Clerk" employed by the Waltersburg Coke Co. of Waltersburg.    He declared his nearest relative was Mary Henshaw of Waltersburg.    He was recorded as tall, medium build, gray eyes, gray hair.c

Harry and Mary were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 20 1920), Menallen Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania:d

Henshaw, Harry E., head-of-household, age 38, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; rented home; occupation: "Pay Roll Clerk, Coke Plant".
Henshaw, Mary M., wife, age 27, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.

Harry and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 3 1930), Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania:e
Henshaw, Harry E., head-of-household, age 48, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 32; owned home ($10,000 value); radio in home; occupation: salesman, automobile; not a war veteran.
Henshaw, Mary M., wife, age 37, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 22.
Henshaw, Warren, son, age 9 months, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.

In 1937 Harry was still living in Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania.h

On Apr 27 1942 Harry Esler Henshaw, age 60, registered for the World War II draft at Gladstone Jr. High School, He declared he was born Oct 12 1881 in W. Leisenring, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, and was then residing at 161 Pittsburgh St., Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, and was self-employed.    He declared his relative/contact was Mrs. Mary Alice Henshaw of the same address.    Hazlewood Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.    He was recorded as 5'9" tall, 125 lbs., brown eyes, brown hair, dark complexion.f   


SOURCES

(a) 1900 census, North Union Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll T623-1411, ED 48, page 1A, line #22, dwelling #4, family #5.

(b) 1910 census, Mount Pleasant Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania; roll T624-1431, ED 167, page 29B, line #99, dwelling #521, family #535.

(c) World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.

(d) 1920 census, Menallen Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll T625-1569, ED 55, page 18B, line #51, dwelling #327, family #327.

(e) 1930 census, Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania; roll T626-2041, ED 98, page 3A, line #8, dwelling #39, family #61.

(f) U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.

(g) "LOCAL EVENTS OF OTHER YEARS - From the Files"; "Evening Standard", Jun 3 1959;
posted May 13 2010 by Ruth Sprowls () to PAFAYETT.

(h) Obituary of Anna M. Henshaw.


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